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By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm November 03, 2011
HP Enterprise Services announced the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has signed a renewal service agreement to manage the state's Medicaid Management Information System. The $172 million, three-year extension will help the state transition to a managed care environment.
By Molly Merrill 12:26 pm November 03, 2011
There are plenty of rumors circulating about when Apple will release the iPad 3, but most reports indicate we won’t see it until 2012. Physicians, –along with the rest of us, are eagerly awaiting its release – and doctors interviewed by Healthcare It News have some strong opinions on the specifications they’d like to see in the device.
By Bernie Monegain 12:24 pm November 03, 2011
As Heather Budd tells it, Ray Lavoie, executive director of Blackstone Valley Community Health Care (BVCHC), which serves uninsured and under-insured patients, believes that a small, government-funded health center like Blackstone can provide care that equals or even rivals the care delivered by the private sector.
By Healthcare IT News 12:19 pm November 03, 2011
The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) has named California's top performing physician organizations, based on statewide pay for performance program measures.
By John Andrews 12:14 pm November 03, 2011
While the physician community generally supports patients having access to their own laboratory test results as proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services, they are also concerned about being inadvertently left out of the care equation.
By Healthcare IT News 11:53 am November 03, 2011
Contrary to popular belief, a new study has found that older physicians who are clinically busier and see more complex patients are more likely to use new EHR functionality than younger clinicians.
By Tom Sullivan 11:51 am November 03, 2011
Projects such as EHRs, HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 are sending data security spending upward, though it's still a very small slice of the whole IT budget.
By Jamie Thompson 11:49 am November 03, 2011
A recent survey, released by FairWarning, Inc., details the overwhelming demand for tighter protections against data theft of medical records.
By Molly Merrill 11:48 am November 03, 2011
Two separate studies, released within weeks of one another, point to the fact that physicians are entering the online space professionally.
By Michelle McNickle 11:41 am November 03, 2011
Summer of 2012 will be an interesting time in healthcare, as Stage 2 requirements for meaningful use will finally come to light. In the meantime, doubts remain about the successful adoption of Stage 2 -- and whether it's even possible. Guillermo Moreno, vice president of Experis Healthcare, breaks down some of the issues he sees with MU Stage 2.

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